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Marin IJ: Homes near transit, jobs

The Marin Independent Journal reports that there’s a right place for growth in Marin, too:

Growth in Marin over the next 25 years should be funneled into areas along the planned Sonoma-Marin Rail Transit corridor to curb sprawl and cut greenhouse gases.

“There is no way to reverse climate change without going after how we get around,” said Greenbelt Alliance field representative Whitney Merchant. “The most effective way to do that is to let people who work in Marin live in Marin. That means more workforce housing in the county. People such as nurses, who take care of our community, can’t afford live in it. There is a way to put in more housing while maintaining the character of these towns.”

Read the rest of the Marin Independent Journal article.

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